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Ashmead Baksh’s widow Reshma, seated left, and mother Latiffa, being hugged at right, are among the Muslim women who mourned his death at his funeral in Barrackpore yesterday.

Photo: Sookdeo Baney

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Jihad threat at funeral

Placards with the ominous message about the start of jihad (holy war) lined the streets of Barrackpore yesterday, even as mourners at Ashmead Baksh’s funeral set up barricades to protest rising crime...

PM’s office clears air

The Office of the Prime Minister sought yesterday to clarify media statements about Prime Minister Patrick Manning’s response on Sunday to the death of kidnap victim Ashmead Baksh...

DOMA: A wake-up call

Businessmen expressed their condolences to the family of Naparima MP Nizam Baksh yesterday, saying the murder of his son, Ashmead, should be a call for citizens to stand together against crime...

Cops nab five suspects, two at large

Police say they are close to solving the murder of Ashmead Baksh, son of Naparima MP Nizam Baksh, after the arrests of five suspects on Sunday night. Two more suspects remain at large...

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Business to pay less for sugar

Local manufacturers will soon be paying less money for sugar Anthony Aboud, president of the T&T Manufacturers’ Association said yesterday...

Celebrating the literature of T&T

In 1824 slavery was still legal in the British West Indies but a black man was writing what some consider to be the first full-length piece of creative literature from Trinidad...

Zimbabwe eyes Phil Simmons

Former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons is widely tipped to replace Australian Geoff Marsh as coach of the Zimbabwe cricket team...

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Karamath, lonics want to reduce desal stake

The Desalination Company is giving consideration to an Initial Public Offering of shares on the local stock market...

Retro rocks at the Oval

In spite of legal and financial issues that threatened to disrupt it, the widely anticipated Rock in the 80s concert on Saturday at Queen’s Park Oval went on without any glitches...

Trini Revellers is the winner of the George Bailey Large Band award. Check out more photos from Carnival 2004...

 
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